Two policemen killed in Chechnya in an incident involving Islamist militants

Two policemen were killed in a shooting in Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic in Russia's North Caucasus, a source in the law enforcement told TASS news agency. In the incident on Monday (28 December) one of the attacker, believed to be an Islamist militant, was also killed, and another was injured.

Another source told TASS that armed militants had attacked the law enforcement officers on Putin Prospekt. "One militant was eliminated during the shootout," he added.

Currently, police units are working on site. The area of the incident has been cordoned off. The circumstances of the incident are being investigated.

source: commonspace.eu with TASS (Moscow)

photo: Grozny Putin Prospekt (picture courtesy of TASS, Moscow).

 

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